Self Drive Car Rental-Kochi

Choose Your Favourite Car & Enjoy Your Drive!

The concept of car rentals in Kochi gave rise to numerous new drivers, whether they learned it or not. For traveling purposes, these self-driven cars are pretty comfortable for you as they offer you a sense of security, safety, and the freedom to travel anywhere at your ease.

With the culture of weekend escapades, road trips, and long weekend plans getting popular in India, the number of people looking for self-drive rental cars has increased. And, to cater to this massive number of people seeking rental cars, we at IndusGo offer the best options. 

IndusGo offers a large fleet of cars ranging from economy to luxury at flexible rentals and rates. Visit our website and find more about the self-drive cars in Kochi available for rent across different cities of Kerala.

  • Flexible booking: Book by the hour, daily or weekly basis.

  • Best travel experience: Safe and hygienic cars for hassle-free traveling.

Why do you Need a Self-drive rental car in Cochin

If your next holiday destination is Cochin, hire a self-drive car from IndusGo to make the trip easier for you. Self-driving cars give you 100% privacy, save time and effort, and are convenient when you've both elders & kids along with you. Also, if you're traveling in a large group, self-drive car rentals in Cochin without a driver can be highly convenient for you. Here are the top factors that make IndusGo your first choice when it comes to opting for car rentals in Cochin:

Flexible booking options:

  • You can book on an hourly, weekly, or daily basis

Hassle-free booking

  • Our booking procedure is easy and requires just a few clicks from the comfort of your home.

Safe & hygienic cars

  • Our cars are sanitized and checked regularly for safety reasons.

Saves time

  • Traveling in a self-driven rental car saves you a lot of time

Get your preferred model:  

  • You can choose a car model that fits your bill, your family size, and other requirement.

Pick and drop:

  • Depending on your convenience; you can select your preferred pickup and drop location.

Why Trust IndusGo for Renting a Car in Cochin?

Opting for self-drive cars in Kochi from a trusted provider like IndusGo gives you the freedom to drive on your own and explore any tourist destination of your choice, anytime. Our highly affordable and flexible services, with hassle-free booking procedures and no paperwork alongside the following factors, make us the best in this business:

  • Zero security deposits

  • Flexible car rental options spanning daily, weekly, hourly, and monthly basis

  • Car pick up and drop off at your preferred location

  • Discounts available

  • Free kilometer packages for long travel

  • Safe, thoroughly sanitized, and hygienic cars

Our Fleet of Rental Cars in Kochi?

IndusGo has a wide variety of self drive cars in Kochi across all categories which include SUVs,compact-SUVs, MUVs, sedans, hatchbacks, and luxury cars. Rates start from as low as INR 100, with daily rates for a hatchback as low as INR 800. Such rates guarantee satisfaction for people with every budget. If there are more people in your family or group, select an SUV such as an Innova for as low as INR 1800 per day. Having the option of with or without fuel gives you the flexibility to choose while making you pay only for what you use. For a more comfortable and luxurious journey, you can pick one of the high-end models starting at INR 5500 per day.  

Things to know before renting a car in Cochin

Here are some key things to know before renting a car in Cochin. 

Is the Car-rental Company trustworthy?

- Always hire cars from reputed companies. IndusGo guarantees a safe and hassle-free experience every time with no hidden fees or charges. 

Check before you leave-

When you receive the car from your rental company, make sure that the car is in good condition. Look out for any noises or rumbling sounds. Check the validity of the insurance provided and keep a copy of the Registration Certificate.                                                        Have a look externally for any scratches or dents. Make sure the spare tire and tools are in place. Fuel and oil levels and tire pressure are among the things to recheck before a long drive. IndusGo provides cars that are 100% verified, reliable, and registered.

Avoid off-roading-

Sticking to paved roads when travelling in rental cars is best. Avoid muddy paths and grassy routes as much as possible to avoid damage to the vehicle. 

Fill up before return-

Most companies expect you to return the car with a full fuel tank. IndusGo gives you the option to ensure complete transparency and freedom with or without fuel.

Do your research-

Research about options, the ideal car for you, and prices on the market. Have all your queries answered before you make your decision? IndusGo is reliable in providing verified,well-maintained and brand-new cars. It’s an easy first choice with no hidden charges and options with or without fuel.

Book a Car of Your Choice with IndusGo in “3” Steps 

Here is everything you need to know about how to book self drive cars in Kochi. Booking a car with IndusGo is a fast and easy process, which is as follows:

1. Log on to and you will find the booking panel on your screen

2. Submit the details such as:

Pickup city or place. If you are starting your journey from Cochin, choose the city name accordingly.

Drop-off city or place. If you want to drop off the car outside Cochin, choose the place where you want to leave the car. 

Pickup Date

Drop-off Date

3. As you press the ‘Search’ button, all the available options are loaded on your screen with all the required details.

We are sure that you must have got a clear picture of how the self drive car rentals are better than taxis and public transportation. So, let us move ahead and find out some places you can explore in the city with a Self drive Car for rent in Cochin.

Places to visit within Cochin in a self-drive car

Here is a list of top places to visit in Kochi with a rental car. Kochi is one of the best tourist destinations in Kerala.

Marine Drive

A boating trip along marine drive takes you to view backwaters and is a splendid sunset activity.

Mattancherry Palace

This Portuguese palace is visited by many to witness the murals of Kings on the walls.

Fort Cochin

This historical landmark, once a small fishing village, is frequented for its beautiful beach and those looking for a taste of history.

Jew Synagogue and Jew Town 

With a classic old town feel, you cannot miss the streets and shops of Jew town street.

Bolgatty Palace

This island resort and palace are the oldest of its kind, second only to Holland!

Hill Palace Museum

Hill Palace is the largest archaeological Museum in all of Kerala and is located in Tripunithura, Kochi. It consists of 49 buildings and spans an area of 54 acres.

Cherai Beach

Located in the northern part of Vypin Island, Cherai beach is one of the cleanest beaches in Kerala. This place is ideal for a quick retreat with numerous resorts and Ayurvedic centers dotting the coast. 

Cochin Backwaters 

Rent a houseboat and spend an entire day in the tranquil backwaters with friends or family. There is no better way to experience this unique view of the lush greenery and scintillating water.

Kodanad Elephant Training Center in Rural Cochin

This elephant training center is located on the banks of the Periyar river and makes for a good day trip from Ernakulam. The elephants are well fed and cared for here in this center.

Pallipuram Fort

 Pallipuram Fort is the oldest surviving European fort in India. Located on Vypin Island, the Portuguese built this fort in 1503.

Museum of Kerala History

For the history buffs, this Museum is a must-visit for the visual treat. In addition,the Interactive Museum of Cultural History, established in 2012, is unique and entertaining. 

Places to visit around Cochin


Distance from Cochin to Kozhikode- 188 kms

Kozhikode is a beautiful, less- known tourist spot in Kerala that is a sight to see. Views of the pristine beaches, the alluring backwaters, and flowing rivers are sure to enthrall the visitors. 


Distance from Cochin to Thalassery-254 kms

This influential hub in the 18th Century is rich in historical sites and natural beauty. Do not miss the drive-in beach in Muzhappilangad that will give you that adrenaline rush!


Distance from Cochin to Thrissur- 86 kms

Thrissur, a sacred city, is known for its temples and festivals. An example of classical Kerala architecture is the Vadakkumnathan temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Athirapallly falls,less than an hour's drive away, is also known as Bahubali falls and is a spectacular view. The Zoo and museums would make for interesting day trips within the city.


Distance from Cochin to Thiruvananthapuram- 207 kms

Thiruvananthapuram is the capital of Kerala and is often the stop-over for tourists visiting resorts and holiday destinations in Kerala. It has authentic restaurants, historical monuments, and art museums that would interest local and international tourists. 

Other prominent cities to visit around Cochin include:

  • Munnar

  • Kovalam

  • Thekkady

  • Alappuzha

  • Wayanad

  • Kumarakom 

  • Kannur 

Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to hire a car in Cochin?

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Do I need to register on IndusGo site to book a car in Cochin?

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How much do I need to pay as a security deposit for renting a car in Cochin ?

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